Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Job ID: 47326 Category: Warehouse Pay Rate: $14.50 - $15.00


Yard Jockey (Forklift Driver/Backup Jockey Driver)

Job Description

Elwood Staffing is the 10th largest U.S. Industrial staffing firm and specializes in clerical, industrial, technical and managerial placements. The clients we work with are leaders in their industries. With our specialized service offerings, we know our clients and the opportunities they offer so we can match you with the best job available. Whether you are looking for temporary, temporary-to-hire, contract or direct hire positions, our knowledge of your skills and preferences helps us find the best fit for your talent. We'll take the time to find you the best opportunities.

We are currently seeking qualified Forklift/Backup Jockey Drivers for a warehouse in the Mechanicsburg & Camp Hill Area!

*This is a Temp-to-Hire opportunity!*

Position Hours

  • 1st Shift | Monday - Friday | 7: 00 AM 3: 00 PM

  • 2nd Shift | Monday - Friday | 3: 00 PM 11: 00 PM

  • 3rd Shift | Sunday - Thursday | 11: 00 PM 7: 00 AM

Pay Rates

  • 1st Shift: $ 14.50 / hour

  • 2nd & 3rd Shift: $ 15.00 / hour

Why Elwood?

As an Elwood associate, you are eligible for the following:
Weekly Pay, Health Insurance & Benefits, Telehealth, Six Paid Holidays, Tuition Discount, Exclusive Discount Program, Referral Bonuses, and more!

Yard Jockey Forklift Operator Driver Equipment Operator Warehouse

Job Responsibilities

As a Yard Jockey you will move, remove, or reposition trailers at appropriate loading docks and/or staging areas within a designated lot and/or operate other equipment such as a forklift.

Other responsibilities of the Yard Jockey position include:

  • Properly assists drivers; checks loads.

  • Correctly confirms safe operational condition of vehicles and/or equipment before and after use.

  • Ensures vehicles and/or equipment and seal inspections

  • Works with dispatch and warehouse staff regarding communicating, sequencing and movement coordination.

  • Safely operates material handling equipment to load or unload materials and ensure proper closure of the trailer as necessary

  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment

  • Regular and consistent attendance and punctuality are job requirements

  • Maintains the cleanliness and order of work areas

  • Regular and consistent attendance and punctuality

  • The ability to get along with others and work in a team environment

  • Assist other employees in the performance of their assigned duties when necessary

Yard Jockey Forklift Operator Driver Equipment Operator Warehouse

Job Requirements

As a Yard Jockey you must be able to work in a team-oriented environment. You must be able to communicate well with management and fellow employees. Ideal candidates have very positive attitude and previous experience.

Other requirements of the Yard Jockey role include:

  • Must be a team player who works well in a collaborate environment

  • Pre-Employment Screenings

  • Regular, consistent attendance & punctuality

  • Steady work history

  • Must pass a forklift training test

  • 6 months to 1 year of experience operating any of the equipment applying for

  • RF Scan Gun experience preferred

  • Ability to work overtime

Yard Jockey Forklift Operator Driver Equipment Operator Warehouse

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Camp Hill, PA 17011


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